Should I do a Physics degree at Uni?

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    I got a C at AS level for physics and haven't really done that well throughout the year 12 assessments but I got an A* at GCSE. Physics is also something that i find really cool especially Astrophysics and astronomy, and I would quite like the idea of being associated with a Physics degree but I'm scared that I will struggle at University and end up hating it since I do struggle with it at A level. Any advice?
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    (Original post by ndsmileyface123)
    I got a C at AS level for physics and haven't really done that well throughout the year 12 assessments but I got an A* at GCSE. Physics is also something that i find really cool especially Astrophysics and astronomy, and I would quite like the idea of being associated with a Physics degree but I'm scared that I will struggle at University and end up hating it since I do struggle with it at A level. Any advice?
    Have a look at the course profiles at each institution to see what the degree will involve. If there are certain courses which focus on areas you're stronger at, this might help you.

    Every university will have different requirements. Our Physics course for instance asks for AAB which would include Maths and Physics at A Level, so be aware there may be additional asks from a university.

    Some universities do offer Physics with a Foundation Year which might help you
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    What's your maths like? Do you enjoy physics enough to work hard at it? Can you explain how you got the C at AS level and what, realistically, do you expect to get for your A2?
 
 
 
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